Vikings of the Sunrise

“I shall never forget the first odour of tropical plants… the strangeness of outrigger canoes and of houses thatched with pandanus, and, above all, the kindly salutations and spontaneous hospitality of the handsome brown-skinned inhabitants who were kin to my own people.” — Te Rangi Hīroa, from the newly republished ‘Vikings of the Sunrise’.

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